Video & Media Content Production
15 months, 1625 hours
This program will introduce students to the art and science of digital media technology. Through two tracks of study, Video or Photography, students will develop an understanding of the various media technology used in today’s communication and media industries. Students will have the opportunity to gain hands on experiences in developing productions and images, using industry standard software, hardware and camera equipment in both studio and field environments.
The core curriculum, in which all students will participate, will include training in creative development, the production cycle, TV/Film/Video production, Photography, Lighting, Project Management, Budgeting, Audio Production, as well as distribution and social media. In addition, through a clustered learning experience, students will be educated in graphic/visual design and web design.
After completing the core curriculum, students will have the opportunity to specialize in either Photography or Video/TV/Film, for further and more intense study in the selected discipline.
The Adobe Creative Suite will be taught throughout the program including, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects and Audition.
This program will enhance students’ writing and communication, creative abilities, problem solving and technical/computer skills in preparation for employment.
Adobe Certified Associate – Visual Communication
Adobe Certified Associate – Video Communication
OSHA/CareerSafe 10-Hour Certification
Required Safety Gear
One Shirt (ANY STYLE listed)· Black Short Sleeve Polo Shirt with BCTC Logo· Black Long Sleeve Polo Shirt with BCTC Logo
• Cotton blue jeans, khakis/cargo pants, dress pants – proper fitting and no holes
• Skirts – appropriate length – to the knee
|Closed toe shoes or athletic shoes/ sneakers||Safety glasses, as needed, provided by BCTC|
Video Basics, 8th edition – by Herbert Zettl
Tool / Supply / Protective Equipment
|Quantity Needed||Level 1, 2, or 3||Approximate Cost||Suggested Vendor|
|Footwear Requirement: Closed toed, shoes or athletic shoes/sneakers||1 pair||Levels 1, 2, & 3||TBD||Any store|
|Minimum 8 GB USB Removable Jump Drive||1||Levels 1, 2, & 3||$20.00||Any business supply store or Amazon|
|Headphones with a 1/4″ Adapter & a 1/8″ Adapter||1||Levels 1, 2, & 3||$20.00 – $50.00||Sony, Panasonic|
|32 GB Class 10 SDHC Card||1||Level 1||$30.00||Any store|
* BCTC will pay for one pair of safety glasses (if required) and may assist with payment for the testing fees or core certification tests (first time only). Additional safety glasses and testing fees must be paid by the student.
Program Entrance Recommendations:
- High School Diploma or GED
- Completion of Algebra 1
- Intermediate computer skills
- Creative / artistic ability
- Ability to work independently and in a team
- Effective communication skills
- Strong depth and color perception
- Physical stamina
- Manual dexterity
- Video Producer/Director
- Video Editor
- Audio/Video Equipment Technician
- Production Assistant